|VACCINE REQUIREMENTS FOR CITY OF BARRIE FACILITIES
City complying with provincial regulations to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination at recreation/culture facilities
(Barrie, ON) On September 1, 2021, the Government of Ontario announced that proof of COVID-19 vaccination would be required in select settings as of September 22, 2021. On September 14, the Government of Ontario released regulations and guidance for requiring proof of vaccination to enter certain facilities. In accordance with the law, the City of Barrie will require proof of vaccination to access select indoor services and programs taking place at community centres, arenas, pools and entertainment/cultural venues. Exemptions will be made as permitted by the Government of Ontario’s regulations.
The following will be required at point of entry:
• Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccination certificate or other Government issued vaccination record.
• Acceptable identification which includes name & birthdate – photo ID is not required.
o Examples include birth certificate, citizenship card, driver’s license or other government issued ID.
As per provincial regulations, anyone who refuses to share the required information will not be permitted to enter the City recreation/culture centres. Limited exceptions apply.
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